Subject:

Joel Schumacher

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    The 10 Best Bad Music Videos of the '80s

    One of my favorite things about looking back on the past is how things that were perhaps state-of-the-art at the time are now so cheesy and dated removed from their original contexts. It should probably come as no surprise that I'm a massive fan of the slasher genre, especially the later films in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Riddle Me This: Who Will Be The Next Batman Villain?

    And now we'll never know...​Forget all that talk about natural disasters and midterm elections, yesterday we finally got some really important news: The Dark Knight Rises. That's the title director Christopher Nolan is running with for his third go-round with the Batman franchise he successf ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    For St. Patrick's Day: The Five Least Convincing Irishmen In Movies

    St. Patrick's Day is more than just an opportunity for amateur drunks to get in fights after drinking since noon, it's also when all of us claim (usually bogus) Irish heritage. I can personally trace my Irish ancestry back to the 17th century. Of course, they were Ulster Huguenots and probably not v ... More >>

  • Film

    May 3, 2007

    Spider-Man 3

    Overstuffed plot, empty action ruin Spidey's run

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    17 + 6 - 5 + 1 - 3 + 7 = 23!

    Shocking numerical revelations await in Jim Carrey's totally freaking random thriller

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    October 20, 2005
  • Culture

    September 1, 2005

    Setting the Stage

    August is over, and a new theater season is upon us

  • Film

    June 16, 2005

    Bat Cave-In

    The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Phantom Menace

    Joel Schumacher's version of a theater classic gets a tragic ending of its own

  • Film

    June 26, 2003

    Dead to Rights

    Danny Boyle gets his mojo back in the dig-vid zombie flick 28 Days Later

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    Wrong Number

    Colin Farrell is stuck in a Phone Booth. Shoot, already.

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    Worse Company

    The latest terrorist flick isn't just insensitive -- it's downright senseless

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    The Mild West

    American Outlaws' parallel dimensions diminish Jesse James into a cuddly, goofy bore

  • Film

    January 25, 2001

    Going for the Jugular

    Shadow of the Vampire explores the parasitic impulses common to bloodsuckers and moviemakers

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Win, Lose, or Draw

    Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?

  • Film

    December 2, 1999

    The Gay Life

    Mainstream director Joel Schumacher may have finally found his true calling

  • Film

    November 20, 1997

    Down by Law

    Even Francis Ford Coppola can't make much of John Grisham

  • Calendar

    July 17, 1997
  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Batman on Ice

    Director Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight

  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Black, White and a Few Shades of Gray

    A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud

  • Film

    June 22, 1995

    Batman, At Last

    Sexy and soulful, Schumacher's epic proves the third time's the charm

  • Film

    July 28, 1994

    The Boy Who Knew Too Much

    Another Grisham thriller hits the screen, with middling results

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